Turkey and the EU: Managing Political Tensions from the Background of Economic and Security-Related Interdependencies

Jun 23, 2017
Berlin

Istanbul Policy Center (IPC), the Economic Development Foundation (IKV), and the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) co-organized a roundtable titled “Turkey and the EU: Managing Political Tensions from the Background of Economic and Security-Related Interdependencies” in Berlin on June 23, 2017. The forum aimed for an in-depth discussion between Turkish and German perspectives, along with sharing expectations concerning economic relations, security issues and European affairs.

Academics, experts and senior bureaucrats participated in the forum to discuss the latest developments in the EU-Turkish relations. Prospects of improvement in terms of security cooperation and rising populist movements within the EU, along with its effects upon the future of the EU integration were also discussed.